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Print, Ornament Panel with a Double Cartouche Showing Venus or Thetis with Her Nymphs and a Fountain, 1700–1775

This is a Print. It was designed by Pierre-Edmé Babel and etched by Pierre-Edmé Babel and published by Jacques Chéreau. It is dated 1700–1775 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

It is inscribed

Bottom left: Babel invenit et sculpsit Bottom right: A Paris chez Jacques Chereau rue St. Jacques au grand St. Remy

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Print, Ornament Panel with a Double Cartouche Showing Venus or Thetis with Her Nymphs and a Fountain, 1700–1775; Designed by Pierre Edme Babel (French, ca. 1720-1775); France; etching on off-white laid paper; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-231-15

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